"Mind buzzing! So many avenues to explore with this incredible group of women - thanks so much for bringing WINS to Newcastle!"

Make time to attend WINS Newcastle Hub events and you’re in for a real treat!

Not only will you access real nuggets of information and expertise that will nurture your personal and professional growth, but you’ll come away inspired, with new contacts that grow your network.


Confirmed dates for WINS Newcastle 2020 online programme are as follows:

  • 7th March, 8:15 – 11 am, kindly hosted by USB, Newcastle University
  • 2nd May, 8:15 – 11 am, host tbc
  • 4th July, 8:15 – 11 am, kindly hosted by Muckle LLP
  • more dates to be confirmed

Hub Leads

WINS Newcastle Hub lead

Dr Jenny Davidson

Jenny currently works at Newcastle University Business School and leads the NE Hub for WINS as well as carrying out research across the wider UK WINS network.

Jenny has over 20 years of experience working and carrying out research in the field of sustainability and Corporate Responsibility and has held a number of  sustainability roles in both the public and private sectors, latterly at Heathrow Airport for BAA and Oxford City Council.  Jenny is  particularly interested in the role of the individual on the journey towards sustainability and how collaboration can act as a catalyst to sustainable development, prompting innovation and creativity.

Jenny is passionate about Responsible Leadership and Women in Sustainability.


Anne Macdonald

Anne Macdonald

Anne is passionate about the North East and following a number of national industry engagement roles, began working in her home region in 2016.  She works with the business community on a range of high profile programmes to drive innovation and growth.  Anne enjoys leading projects, stimulating collaboration and developing networks; bringing stakeholders together with a common vision.

Anne works as Business Projects Associate for Newcastle University Business School and runs the NE Hub of WINS with Jenny Davidson.  Anne is a Chartered Manager with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and has a strong interest in leadership.  She also has experience of working in the sustainability sector in roles with the Environment Agency and MOD.  Anne is really excited about developing the WINS Network in the North East.